[tbb-bugs] #18361 [Tor Browser]: Issues with corporate censorship and mass surveillance

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#18361: Issues with corporate censorship and mass surveillance
 Reporter:  ioerror                       |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  enhancement                   |         Status:  new
 Priority:  High                          |      Milestone:
Component:  Tor Browser                   |        Version:
 Severity:  Critical                      |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  security, privacy, anonymity  |  Actual Points:
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Comment (by jgrahamc):

 Replying to [comment:121 lunar]:
 > Could you run similar comparisons with Internet access providers using
 Carrier-grade NAT? Could you tell use what qualifies as abuse?

 Abuse: comment spamming, harvesting email addresses, attacking web
 applications (e.g. SQL injection), HTTP DoS (exploiting slow web
 servers/applications to knock them offline). I'm not interested in L3/L4
 DoS and Tor as that's non-existent (unless then exit node is separately
 part of a botnet).

 > Tor is just being slightly ahead of what the IPv4 Internet is going to
 look like pretty soon.

 I agree with the sentiment. As I said in an earlier comment I've kicked
 off an internal project to get us off the use of CAPTCHA for the types of
 abuse seen above. Related news article with comments from my boss (the

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/18361#comment:122>
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